Senior UX Designer for George

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia

Place of work
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
We are obliged by law to quote the minimum wage of EUR 2000 gross per month for this full time position.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

George is the digital banking hero to over 3 million European customers, combining design, technology and openness. Born and raised in the George Labs of Erste Group and the Digital Banking division of Erste Group IT, we are designers and developers, analysts and engineers, product owners and product managers, architects, writers, coaches, testers and, well, a few bankers. We are agile & awesome, creative & brave, playful & serious. And we are looking for like-minded people to join us.
George is big on purpose, bold in its personality, and with a promise to uncomplicated money. This mission hinges on Design, and as a Senior UX Designer, you will deeply understand the needs of George users by designing an experience that they want to open every day. You are a storyteller and collaborator who embraces the role as mentor to those who look up to you, while advocating for users and user-centered design practices. George has some big goals with a clear vision, and your ability to balance these with short-term considerations is what we’re looking for.

Employee perks, benefits

•We work hard, but in a relaxed, open and friendly environment
•Provide everything you need to work (e.g., MacBook Pro, mobile device, licenses) and lots of additional benefits
•Have flexible working hours and are open for remote working
•Care for your personal well-being and a career development while actively supporting your educational needs
•Communicate and collaborate with a variety of tools including Slack, Confluence and JIRA
•Encourage regular conference visits and multiple chances to shine with George.
•Offer you free coffee, sweets & fruits, and provide table soccer and table tennis so that you don’t sit the whole day
•We guarantee a competitive and performance-related salary, dependent on your professional and personal qualifications.

Information about the selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in Erste Group IT International. We are very glad to receive CVs of all candidates that can possibly become our future colleagues.
After receiving your application, we will carefully evaluate it. Please note that due to time limitations we will contact only prospective candidates that meet our expectation best.
In case you are not selected for this particular position, we will keep your CV for possible contact in the future. If you are interested to know more about us and follow our openings in the future, please visit
Thank you once more for your interest.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

•5-8 years of experience crafting your professional designer skills across real projects
•Strong visual design skills and flair to solve abstract and ambiguous UX problems seamlessly
•An ability to work within an existing visual system and to create new, extensible patterns, but knows when and how to break out.
•Empathy enough to see where significant improvements to George UX can be made, then propose and lead the work towards implementation
•Full responsive-design street credibility, with some mobile app design skills thrown in
•Being highly conceptual, with a sense for visual aesthetics, able to focus on designs ready for production
•Embracing small team dynamics, challenge with charm, but also accept that shared learning and feedback is priceless
•Knowing how to use data and experimentation to back up your designs
•Having the nature to stand the heat, noise and criticism without losing your smile
•Being able to take your UX Designer voice to the people via blog post and conference engagements
•Showing us some technical understand and savvy
•Expressing your values and opinions in fluent English


Brief description of the company

EG IT INT is the IT services provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Group entities.
We provide development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions. Therefore, we play a strategic role within Erste Group, offering the best service for the best price.

Our services

IT solutions provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Holding and its CEE subsidiaries.
As part of Erste Group, Erste Group IT International (EG IT INT) provides development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions for the international banking business and therefore plays a strategic role within Erste Group.

Group IT solutions are provided in the following areas:
•Group-wide digital banking,
• Wholesale banking and capital markets,
• Bank steering functions (risk management & financial management) as well as BI systems and the Group Data Warehouse.

We operate offices in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic with more than 900 employees.

All services are provided to Erste Group entities and include:
• Management of software development and integration projects (planning of the required budget and resources, coordination of the requirements collection, specification and implementation)
• Requirements definition with the customers and their integration into the existing process landscape
• Software development, integration and testing based on elaborated technical concepts
• Architecture and business analysis
• Deployment of the solution (handover to operations)
• Operations and maintenance of applications (problem handling, bug fixing and minor improvements)
• Integration of third party software into the existing IT landscape

IT driven change
Being the best at IT also means being the best at change. We are an enabler for new emerging business lines at group level which go beyond country boundaries. We help new business lines to integrate quickly and become part of Erste Group. We serve as an agent of change.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia
Tomášikova 64
831 04 Bratislava


Contact person: Mgr. Silvia Suránová
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3523852   Dátum zverejnenia: 24.10.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   We are obliged by law to quote the minimum wage of EUR 2000 gross per month for this full time position.